Through reason we can infer the unseen from the seen — everything from the existence of unseen electrons to the existence of an unseen intelligent designer from the evidence of design in nature.
What’s remarkable in nature is not so much that nature follows complex patterns, but that it follows any pattern at all.
Every grain of sand is a link in an essential causal chain.
In my ongoing debate with biologist Jerry Coyne, frequent reference is made to Aquinas’ Five Ways, particularly to his Prime Mover argument.
The philosopher argues against naturalistic evolution, while differing from intelligent design theorists in his approach to the question.